The life history of Phytophthora cactorum (Leb. & Cohn) Schroet

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Transactions of the British Mycological Society, Volume 26, Number 1-2, p.71 - 89 (1943)



Summary An account is given of the life history of Phytophthora Cactorum (Leb. & Cohn) Schroet., a paragynous, homothallic species. The mycelium and reproductive spores in their development and germination are described as under: The mycelium: its vegetative growth and form and its perennation. The sporangium, conidium, resting conidium, chlamydospore: their interrelationships, development and germination. The oogonium and antheridium: fertilization. The oospore: its dormancy and germination.